Loggerheads: Iran and the US have been at odds for most of the past 40 years.
To revive the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, Biden must face down his political opponents in the US.
The US, Australia, Japan and India are keen to show they are not merely reacting to their rivals’ agendas, but are able to offer their own ambitious solutions for the Indo-Pacific.
The meat industry is a contributor to the climate crisis.
Learning from Indigenous cultures to treat animals as more than just food sources could help us combat the climate crisis.
In Georgia, the Board of Regents has given its universities the power to fire tenured professors without faculty input. Now some fear that academic freedom is threatened.
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As more countries flirt with democratic backsliding, we should all be concerned. We can look to academic freedom as a gauge.
The radio frequency at which 5G operates in the US is close to that of an important piece of aircraft equipment, called radio altimeters.
Differences in the social conditions in which people are born, grow, live and work can lead to health disparities.
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Addressing racial and ethnic health gaps is becoming even more important as the US population continues its shift toward a minority-majority nation.
Colonel Assimi Goita has stepped back from undertakings that there would be a return to civilian rule soon.
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Rising tensions in West Africa heighten as the military junta in Mali engages Wagner, a Russian private military company while defying ECOWAS.
The electric vehicle market across the world is growing fast.
China is powering ahead with EV production, but Chinese EVs might not be ready to face the global market.
We overestimate how much we think others want the world to return to its pre-pandemic ways, which makes us pessimistic about the potential to make things better.
Senegalese foreign minister Aissata Tall Sall and US secretary of state Antony Blinken at a news conference.
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The recent visit of the US secretary of state to Nigeria, Kenya and Senegal appears driven by the fear of China’s inroads in Africa as well as the need to mend diplomatic fences.
Men wearing masks outside a military hospital in New York during the 1918 influenza pandemic.
How the pandemic is reported by the media can influence people’s behaviour.
The International Space Station is a great example of how space has, for the most part, been a peaceful and collaborative international arena.
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Activities in space today are far more numerous and complicated compared to 1967, before humans had landed on the moon or Elon Musk had been born. Two experts explain the need for better laws to keep space peaceful.
The $1 trillion bill was a heavy lift for Speaker Nancy Pelosi (center). Next up: the budget reconciliation bill known as Build Back Better.
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The government uses a process called public procurement. A professor of public policy explains how the process works and how it is increasingly used to achieve social goals.
ASEAN leaders attend a high-level meeting at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta earlier this year.
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Keeping silent is not a strategic option.
Canadian Minister of Health Patty Hajdu speaks during a press conference in Ottawa.
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When it came to managing the spread of COVID-19, Canada fared better than the United States and the United Kingdom, but worse than other welfare states like New Zealand and Japan.
Beset on all sides: a soldier of the SDF looks out at the Turkish frontline during the 2019 invasion of Kurdish territory in Syria.
Joe Biden has been quick to calm Kurdish fears that the US will abandon them to their fate.
From October 1, Australians will only be able to buy e-cigarettes containing nicotine if they have a prescription from a doctor. But there’s another evidence-based way to help more smokers quit.
University of Canberra Professorial Fellow Michelle Grattan and University of Canberra Associate Professor Caroline Fisher discuss the week in politics.
The perception in France of a reversal of strategy is in fact a coherent move for Australia, in line with 200 years of Australian diplomatic tradition – for better or worse.
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Fourteen years after the Quad was first conceived, its leaders will meet for the first time face-to-face this week. China will dominate the conversations.